Cherokee Indian for "Among the Oaks" Designing Anything Simply Involves Finding
A Solution To The Problem At Hand

Design involves problem solving.

Simply define the problem and you’re halfway home! Our first step in developing an effective website is to create a solid design process. Working closely with our clients, we assist in defining their goals. Then we map out a way to achieve the goals at hand. Next we assemble the components that will highlight each element that is going into the website. We are very proud of our design team. We are eager to assist you developing a new site or redesigning one that needs a little "tune-up"! Once the initial website is on-line, we look forward to assisting you with updates based on the Monthly Maintenance in place for your business.

The Concepts of Design

Alignment Aligning items helps to organize web pages, and gives user a sense of ease. Content and page elements flow much better, and more easily comprehended and remembered whenever strong alignments are used.

Typography Contrast and concord is what we’re aiming for here. Contrast is great; it divides up elements on the page, and gives us something distinguishable and interesting to look at. But make sure you use no more than 2 or 3 font types. Concord is simply using bold and italics and different font sizes to achieve some distinction. Just be careful to avoid conflict, which is using fonts that are similar but not exact; this is distracting and difficult to read.

Color theory The usage (and sometimes absence) of colours in differing combinations and differing intensities. Certain colour combinations work well, others do not.

Repetition Repeating common elements throughout your website will create a sense of continuity for the user. They will recognize, regardless of the page they’re on, that they’re on your website.

Balance Elements in any design should be equally positioned throughout the page.

Other issues important in the Design Process
  • Writing for the Web
  • Accessing the Web
  • Using the Web